March 2018

RAG papers

2018-03-14T20:27:54+00:00 March 14th, 2018|AQA, Blog, NEW GCSE 9-1, OCR, Resources, Uncategorized|

Over the last few months we've been working really hard to deliver something for maths teachers and students alike to use following the students completion of past papers.... Before that though .. a little background ... I've always gone through the papers after a test in a number of different [...]

February 2018

One week “holibob” work

2018-02-09T23:24:32+00:00 February 8th, 2018|NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

I did something similar just before Christmas and they were well received so here I am once again doing it for February half term (little did I realise that some of you have half term next week .. it hadn't even occurred to me that people wouldn't be off the [...]

December 2017

Golden nuggets

2017-12-20T23:39:52+00:00 December 17th, 2017|NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

I love getting into other schools - which is a good job really as I've been into lots recently either doing collaborative network meetings or general support visits (I never profess to have all the answers and if people get only 1 golden nugget then its worth the visit!). I [...]

Something else

2017-12-15T15:24:27+00:00 December 15th, 2017|AQA, Edexcel, NEW GCSE 9-1|

You can tell I'm lost for inspiration for a blog post title when the best I can come up with is "something else" ... but then again I never rarely plan what I am going to write when blogging. I genuinely do just sit here and type whatever comes to [...]

October 2017

Thinking time …

2017-10-22T14:19:24+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|4 - Data, Blog, NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

The first half term is done. It’s flown by. I must say that moving school the second time is much easier but I’d probably have to temper that statement with the fact that I literally ruck up, teach my lessons and leave. No briefings, no after schools, no pre-school meetings [...]

September 2017

Save me from myself …

2017-09-29T20:14:28+00:00 September 29th, 2017|AQA, Edexcel, NEW GCSE 9-1, OCR|

So we have something that we are working on (you may have noticed the QLA tab at the top of the page) but we can't decide on a name ... so this is your opportunity to help us! If we choose your name we'll give your school a free subscription [...]

All change …

2017-09-03T23:07:45+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Blog, NEW GCSE 9-1, Uncategorized|

I'm gonna start with an update ... and apologies for the inevitable way that this will sound self-congratulatory but I wanted to say thank you to everyone that sent me luck and wishes in sitting the new GCSE ... if you haven't heard I got a 9! Just in case [...]

July 2017